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Narrow gauge Pullman sleeper car. Detailed drawings and photos of a D&RG Railroad three-foot gauge tourist sleeping car (circa 1889).
MODEL RAILROADER Dec 1990 (v.57#12) pg. 101
Added Info MODEL RAILROADER Feb 1991 (v.58#2) pg. 22

Method for attaching Athearn HO scale passenger trucks to Rivarossi cars.
MODEL RAILROADER Jun 1992 (v.59#6) pg. 104

Build an N scale business car. Some kitbashing tricks used to build your own private car that you take along when visiting another modeler's layout.
MODEL RAILROADER Sep 1992 (v.59#9) pg. 90

End details for Rivarossi HO passenger cars. Adding hoses that can take tight curves.
MODEL RAILROADER May 1993 (v.60#5) pg. 100

Kitbashing streamlined passenger cars. How to model Pullman-Standard cars of the 1950s.
MODEL RAILROADER Mar 1994 (v.61#3) pg. 80

Santa Fe's Pine-series sleeping cars. Drawings of the largest class of lightweight sleepers.
MODEL RAILROADER Jul 1994 (v.61#7) pg. 99

Pennsylvania RR ACF (American Car and Foundry) 44-seat P85B coach. Scale plans of a smooth-sided postwar (circa 1946) passenger car.
MODEL RAILROADER Oct 1995 (v.62#10) pg. 111

Shadow-lining to update passenger cars. An interesting prototype technique to camouflage older equipment.
MODEL RAILROADER Feb 1996 (v.63#2) pg. 158

Pennsylvania RR 10-6 sleeping car. Detailed drawings and a brief history.
MODEL RAILROADER Jul 1996 (v.63#7) pg. 89

Amtrak Viewliners. Scale drawings of the all-new sleeper and diner built by Morrison-Knudsen for use on the Amtrak eastern runs.
MODEL RAILROADER Jan 1997 (v.64#1) pg. 104

American Flyer cars in HO scale. Advice on constructing and painting a Pullman-Standard car.
MODEL RAILROADER Jan 1998 (v.65#1) pg. 156

Build a Pullman parlor car in O scale as a display model, complete with interior details and lighting.
MODEL RAILROADER Jun 1998 (v.65#6) pg. 88

Building an O scale Brill car (a self-propelled passenger car, circa 1928). Includes a technique for making perfect rivets in styrene.
MODEL RAILROADER Jul 1998 (v.65#7) pg. 98

New York Central fluted coaches from Pullman-Standard (circa 1946). Detailed drawings and photos.
MODEL RAILROADER Sep 1998 (v.65#9) pg. 85

Improving HO scale freight and passenger trucks. Replace wheels and add weathering for more realism.
MODEL RAILROADER Nov 1998 (v.65#11) pg. 115

Assembling, detailing and painting the Caledonain Railway 3rd Picnic Saloon six-wheel coach (circa 1894) kit from Decent Models.
MODEL RAILWAYS [2] Feb 1990 (v.7#2) pg. 78

Thameslink cross London Class 319 passenger coaches (circa 1988).
MODEL RAILWAYS [2] May 1991 (v.8#5) pg. 228